InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort

A white sailboat dances across the shimmering surface of the lagoon. Delicate palm fronds rustle in the breeze. The white sand sparkles and dazzles in the midday sun. The InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort is located on one of the most pristine stretches of beach, overlooking the Bay of Balaclava.

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GEO Information

Facing the Bay of Balaclava and a stone's throw from Turtle Bay, the resort is also just 15 minutes by road from Grand Baie and around 50 minutes from Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

  • Introduction

    The Intercontinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort has all of the ingredients for the recipe of the perfect holiday. Aside from the spectacular natural scenery, the resort also boasts luxurious accommodation, gourmet cuisine, a first-class spa and an impressive range of entertainment and activities.

    There's a lively programme of entertainment available at the resort, but if guests wish to venture slightly further afield it's just 15 minutes from the shops, bars and clubs of Grand Baie.

    With a kids club, babysitting services and special Family Rooms all available, the resort offers a welcoming and friendly environment for children, but also a stylish environment for adults.

  • Restaurants & Bars

    Four stylish restaurants bring you the finest flavours from around the world, with an additional venue offering delicious poolside light snacks. There are also no less than four different bars to choose from, well-stocked with an excellent array of wines, spirits, beers and cocktails.

    Palm Restaurant

    Palms are the place for a great selection of salads, sandwiches and lighter options for the health conscious. As it is located by the main pool, you can enjoy a Panini burger, freshly squeezed juice or a cocktail without venturing far from your lounge chair.


    The international buffet offers a banquet of authentic specialties from around the world at breakfast and dinner.


    Fragrant and spicy contemporary Indian cuisine and a creative selection of Indian-inspired cocktails will excite and enliven your taste-buds at Veda.

    Talipot Lounge

    The Martini cocktails are not to be missed at this pleasant spot nestled by the shore.

    Barracuda Bar

    This lively bar offers panoramic views of the lagoon. Bands and other live entertainment make it an atmospheric place for cocktails in the evenings.

    Noble House

    Enjoy gourmet Asian Fusion cuisine in the elegant surroundings of Noble House, adjacent to the beach.


    Mediterranean cuisine and fresh locally-caught seafood are the highlights of this breezy restaurant which captures beautiful views of the lagoon.

    Sugar Cane Bar

    Sugar Cane Bar offers a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages close to the pool throughout the day.

  • Activities and Recreation

    Keep active and entertained with a variety of land-based and water-based activities. Whether you like an adrenaline rush or a more sedate pace of life, there's plenty to choose from.

    Watersports are a particular highlight, and what better way is there to spend a day than enjoying the glorious turquoise lagoon.


    • 2 Swimming Pools
    • Children's Pool
    • Kids Club
    • Fitness Centre
    • Souvenir Shops
    • Beauty Salon
    • Newsstand
    • Private Island for Events
    • 5 Meeting Rooms

    Water Activities

    • Pedal Boating
    • Kayaking
    • Laser Sailing
    • Windsurfing
    • Snorkelling
    • Waterskiing
    • Fishing
    • Catamaran Sailing
    • Scuba Diving
    • Aqua Aerobics
    • Glass Bottom Boat Trip
    • Deep Sea Fishing

    Land Activities

    • Tennis
    • Jogging
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Beach Soccer
    • Table Tennis
    • Cycling

    Near-By Attractions

    • Grand Baie
    • Caudan Waterfront
    • Skydive Mauritius

  • Yuj Spa

    Aromatherapy and a fusion of best practice and techniques from the East and West are combined to offer the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation. Rebalance your mind, body and soul at Yuj Spa.

    Aside from the contemporary treatment rooms, there are a range of supplementary facilities including whirpool baths and a jetspray.

    Spa Facilities:
    • 7 Treatment Rooms
    • Fitness Centre
    • Steam Room
    • Sauna
    • Whirlpool Baths
    • Plunge Pool
    • Jet Spray

    Spa Treatments

    The signature Mauritian Magic massage will reset your balance and restore you to your former glory with 90 minutes of traditional techniques aimed at stimulating energy flow.

    The Body Scrub and Polish uses exfoliation to slough off dead skin cells and reveal a more radiant you during a 75-minute pampering session.

    Relieve fatigue, bloating and aches from your long journey with the Jet-Lag Reviver. Over the course of 40 minutes the massage therapist concentrates on your back and then moves on to massage your feet for a further 35 minutes.

  • Glass Bottom Boat

    Set off from the resort in a glass bottom boat and see the wonders of the underwater world without even getting wet. Watch colourful fish dart about through the transparent floor of the boat as you sit back and enjoy the ride.


    Live Entertainment

    Spend an evening at Barracuda, the hub of the resort's nightlife. Watch a traditional Mauritian Sega dance or enjoy live bands accompanied by superb cocktails, fine wines or refreshing beers.



    For the ultimate dream wedding, Intercontinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort is the place to be. A range of options are available tailored to your wishes and budget. With spectacular settings and incredible food it's sure to be everything you could hope your special day will be.


Rooms & Suites

Choose from a range of contemporary villas facing the ocean and decorated in natural tones which complement the beautiful landscape cocooning them.

Inside the villas plush furnishings, elegant amenities and discreet modern conveniences await you, as some extravagant touches just to ensure that your holiday exceeds your expectations.

Duplex Presidential Suite

With 300sqm of space, the Duplex Presidential Suites offer a sublime environment of privacy and luxury. Take a dip in the hot tub with a glass of chilled champagne as you gaze at boats bobbing on the sparkling lagoon. Room Features include: ~ Private Hot Tub ~ King Size Bed ~ Twin Bed ~ Living Room ~ Kitchenette ~ Bathroom (Bathtub,

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Executive Deluxe Ocean View Room

Relax in these generously sized Executive Deluxe Ocean View Rooms (56 sqm), offering all modern conveniences, and decorated in warm, gentle hues. Located on the second floor, you will be amazed by breathtaking views over the sparkling lagoon beyond. Room Features include: ~ King Size Bed ~ Bathroom (Bathtub, Walk-In Shower, Double Basin,

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Deluxe Jacuzzi Ocean Facing Room

Relax in style at these spacious Deluxe Jacuzzi Ocean Facing Rooms featuring their own terrace and Jacuzzi. The rooms are stretched out over 89sqm, with tastefully appointed interiors. Step out onto your private terrace and admire the stunning views over the Indian Ocean. Room Features include: ~ Jacuzzi ~ Private Roof Terrace ~ King

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2 Bedroom Family Room

With both a master bedroom and separate bedroom with twin beds, the 72sqm 2 Bedroom Family Rooms are ideal for small families or groups of friends. Enjoy relaxing in comfort together after a fun-filled day on the picture-perfect beach. Room Features include: ~ Private Hot Tub ~ King Size Bed ~ Twin Bed ~ Bathroom (Bathtub, Walk-In Shower,

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Deluxe Ocean Facing Room

Open a door onto the turquoise ocean each morning and drink in the spectacular sea views. The Deluxe Ocean Facing Rooms offer 56sqm of style and comfort in warm, gentle hues. This is a tranquil haven to unwind and relax to the sound of waves. Room Features include: ~ King Size Bed ~ Bathroom (Bathtub, Walk-In Shower, Double Basin, 17-Inch

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